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Alerts

National Portfolio Day Coming Up

National Portfolio Day Coming Up

on December 18, 2017 in Alerts

Share your portfolio with representatives from the colleges attending National Portfolio Day on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.  Even if you don’t have a portfolio yet, or are not sure where to apply, you can get lots of support and information about the next steps at this fun event. Students […]

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Standardized Tests

The PSAT Deciphered

The PSAT Deciphered

on December 19, 2017 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines

With the October PSAT behind some sophomores and most juniors, and the results in, now is the time to start thinking about what they mean, and where to go from here. I really enjoyed this valuable explanation deciphering the test results as well as providing tips going forward.

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Events

Anne Wager & The College Essay Guy Podcast

Anne Wager & The College Essay Guy Podcast

on December 19, 2017 in Events & Workshops

I am excited to share this podcast produced by The College Essay Guy, Ethan Sawyer. We had fun talking about getting to the heart of finding a great college fit for students using Corsava Cards, with the title saying it all: “College List Hacking: Better Fit, Less Time, More Fun”. I especially like the way he hit […]

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Applications

Coalition Application Means a Head Start on the Process

Coalition Application Means a Head Start on the Process

on December 19, 2017 in Application Process

Did you know you can set up your Coalition Application as early as freshman year? I wrote an earlier post about this fairly new application, used by many colleges around the country. Keep in mind it is the only application used by the University of Washington, so it is a great solution for many Washington […]

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Heading to college

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

on November 30, 2015 in Heading to College

Created by a University of Washington professor, and offered free online through Coursera, this short course helps students and parents prepare successfully for the transition to college. Included are strategies for success and things to think about early in your college career. You can read more here.

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Paying for college

Looking for Scholarships? Check out Scholly

Looking for Scholarships? Check out Scholly

on December 19, 2017 in Paying for College

Set up an account and have Scholly reach out to you and let you know what scholarships might be out there for you. As you start getting your financial and merit aid awards from the colleges to which you have applied, make sure to supplement this institutional money with more from outside sources. Scholly is easily accessible […]

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Admissions

New UW (Seattle campus) Application Deadline for Autumn 2018 Applicants

New UW (Seattle campus) Application Deadline for Autumn 2018 Applicants

on February 26, 2017 in Admissions Process

Note this change from the University of Washington Office of Admissions: Beginning with autumn 2018 applicants, the University of Washington (Seattle) admission application deadline will move to November 15. The decision to move to an earlier deadline was made with fervent discussion and consideration of how it may affect applicants and you, our colleagues who advise […]

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Career Tips

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

on April 29, 2016 in Career Advice, Internships & Activities

I am very excited about this terrific new app, WayUp, a great way for students to connect with jobs and internships!

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